Events

Upcoming Events

Scroll our calendar to find the perfect events during your stay or plan your stay around one of our fantastic events. With substantial diversity and community pride, there’s an event every weekend; festivals every month. There’s something for everyone in the family… food festivals, arts and entertainment showcases, cultural, historical and contemporary events. Holiday happenings for every season including the July Celebration on Lake Murray a top 10 Southeast Event. With so many events to offer, you will probably have to extend your stay in Lake Murray Country.

The Guardians of the Night K9 5K

SC State Fair Grounds 1200 Rosewood Drive, Columbia

The Guardians of the Night K9 5K Race/Run is a true night event that offers a fun, flat, fast-paced race -–giving runners the opportunity to run alongside  Richland County Sheriff's Department K9 Deputies and their own K9 partners. This year, the event returns to the South Carolina State Fairgrounds in Downtown Columbia. This is a […]

$25 – $35
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Paddle and Pint

Saluda Shoals Park 5605 Bush River Road, Columbia

Paddle the lower Saluda surrounded by beautiful scenery and wildlife. After a one hour paddle, sample delicious craft beers from Columbia Craft at the river overlook . Trip is dependent on weather and river levels. Take home a complimentary Saluda Shoals Park glass to commemorate the evening.  Light refreshments will be served.Paddle stars at 6:00 […]

$47.00
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Hot Summer’s Night

Strictly Running 2515 Devine Street, Columbia

When the sun is going down is the coolest time to run the pavement in Columbia. 7:30 pm - Youth Fun Run (non-competitive) 7:45 pm - 5K Road Race

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Historic Happy Hour: Water Balloon Battle

The Historic Robert Mills House 1616 Blanding Street, Columbia

Join us for our sixth annual Historic Water Balloon Battle from 5:30 – 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 13. Using water balloons, guests will break into teams to learn about military tactics through history and battle on the grounds of the Robert Mills House & Gardens. Before and during the battle, enjoy drinks and food from Doggy […]

$20.00
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2021 JailBreak Escape Urban Challenge Run

Gibson Road Sports Complex 540 Gibson Road, Lexington

The Lexington County Sheriff's Foundation is proud to announce the Eight annual Jailbreak Escape Urban Challenge Run, to be held Saturday, August 14, 2021. For the past 15 years, the Jailbreak Race Series has raised over $90,000 to support professional law enforcement services in Lexington County. Building on our efforts to provide healthy and family-friendly […]

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Keeping the Balance with Shannon Watson and F2T Productions

City Roots Farm 1005 Airport Blvd., Columbia

Join Shannon Watson, RN and F2T Productions in the new series, Keeping the Balance, that will focus on mindfulness with balancing self care and elevated dining. Shannon Watson is a Registered Nurse with over 13 years of experience, specializing in enhancing Human Performance through Stretch Therapy, Private and Group Yoga, Mindfulness, and Focused Attention. She […]

$105.00
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Sunset on the Shoals

Saluda Shoals Park 5605 Bush River Road, Columbia

Enjoy a one hour paddle on the Saluda River followed by a wine tasting at the overlook. Trip is dependent on weather and river levels. Take home a complimentary Saluda Shoals Park glass to commemorate the evening. Light refreshments will be served. Paddle stars at 6:00 p.m. at the upper boat ramp. Boat and all […]

$47.
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Stomp The Swamp 5k Run, Ruck and Walk

River Bluff High School 320 Corley Mill Road, Lexington

Welcome to the 7th Annual Stomp the Swamp 5k. You are about to participate in one of the most unique and challenging 5k courses in the Midlands. The 5k course is 1 loop around beautiful the River Bluff High School Campus, allowing athletes to run over nature bridges, nature paths, and to begin and end […]

$25 – $28
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Paddle and Pint

Saluda Shoals Park 5605 Bush River Road, Columbia

Paddle the lower Saluda surrounded by beautiful scenery and wildlife. After a one hour paddle, sample delicious craft beers from Columbia Craft at the river overlook . Trip is dependent on weather and river levels. Take home a complimentary Saluda Shoals Park glass to commemorate the evening.  Light refreshments will be served.Paddle stars at 6:00 […]

$47.00
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Labor Day Run

Corner of King and Blossom Street to Strictly Running

In the heart of Shandon. Voted one of the most generous neighborhood in Columbia, SC

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Lexington Half Marathon

Lexington County Baseball Stadium 474 Ball Park Road, Lexington

Run Hard offers three race events during the Lexington Half Marathon weekend. Choose a race for more details! Our course is fully certified from the USATF. The Lexington Half Marathon: The race will start and finish at Lexington County Baseball Stadium, home of the Lexington County Blowfish. The course is set so runners will run DOWN […]

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